Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary
Rufus Diamant was there Saturday Night and took these photos.
Here's what you saw..... or missed:
Three Days of Concerts, Panels, and Films
February 4, 5, & 6, 2011
A benefit for the Arhoolie Foundation.
Parade with the Treme Brass Band from New Orleans.
4:00pm: Downtown Berkeley – starting in the northwest corner of Civic Center Park near the intersection of Martin Luther King Blvd and Center Street and ending up at the Freight and Salvage. FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Weather permitting.
Saturday Feb. 5th:
1. Mexican Music and beyond: Nick Spitzer (moderator) with Linda Ronstadt and other guests.With previously unseen film clips from Linda's Mariachi period. (Saturday at 12 Noon at the Freight & Salvage)
2. Chris' film adventures with Les Blank, Maureen Gosling and other guests - with film clips from Chulas Fronteras, & Del Mero Corazon, Jai Ete Au Bal, & Down Home Music 1963, etc. (Saturday afternoon at 1:30 PM at the Freight & Salvage)
Sunday Feb. 6th:
1) Evolution of Cajun/Creole Music: With Chris Strachwitz, Marc, Ann, Wilson, & Joel Savoy – MC’d by Nick Spitzer (Sunday at 12 Noon - in Julia Morgan's historic Berkeley City Club located at 2315 Durant Ave.)
2) The steel guitar in Gospel music with the Campbell Brothers and Bob Stone - author of the new book: "Sacred Steel". (Sunday afternoon at 1:30 PM in Julia Morgan's historic Berkeley City Club located at 2315 Durant Ave.)
All panels and afternoon events are FREE for any evening ticket holders and $ 5.00 for the general public.
Friday Feb 4th
Tex-Mex Fiesta w/
Saturday Feb 5th
Barbara Dane & Bob Mielke
All Stars w/ Lars Edegran
~ Intermission ~
Toni Brown & Terry Garthwaite (of The Joy
The Creole Belles
Tremé Brass Band
Sunday Feb 6th